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Picrotoxin

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Picrotoxin, also known as cocculin, is a poisonous crystalline plant compound. [1]

9 relations: American Quarter Horse Association, Anamirta cocculus, Barbiturate, Channel blocker, GABAA receptor, GABAA receptor negative allosteric modulator, Mole (unit), Pediculicide, Receptor antagonist.

American Quarter Horse Association

The American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA), based in Amarillo, Texas, is an international organization dedicated to the preservation, improvement and record-keeping of the American Quarter Horse.

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Anamirta cocculus

Anamirta cocculus (काकमारी) is a Southeast Asian and Indian climbing plant.

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Barbiturate

A barbiturate is a drug that acts as a central nervous system depressant, and can therefore produce a wide spectrum of effects, from mild sedation to death.

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Channel blocker

A channel blocker is the biological mechanism in which a particular molecule is used to prevent the opening of ion channels in order to produce a physiological response in a cell.

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GABAA receptor

The GABAA receptor (GABAAR) is an ionotropic receptor and ligand-gated ion channel.

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GABAA receptor negative allosteric modulator

A GABAA receptor negative allosteric modulator is a negative allosteric modulator (NAM), or inhibitor, of the GABAA receptor, a ligand-gated ion channel of the major inhibitory neurotransmitter γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA).

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Mole (unit)

The mole, symbol mol, is the SI unit of amount of substance.

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Pediculicide

Pediculicides are substances used to treat lice (Pediculus humanus capitus).

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Receptor antagonist

A receptor antagonist is a type of receptor ligand or drug that blocks or dampens a biological response by binding to and blocking a receptor rather than activating it like an agonist.

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C15H1606, C15H1807, Cocculin, Coques du levant, Picrotin, Picrotoxinin, Picrotoxinine.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Picrotoxin

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